Originally Published: June 24, 2016 6 a.m.
James “Jim” Odis Crawford, an avid family man and life-long resident of Arizona, passed away in his home on June 19, 2016.
Jim is survived by his father; his loving wife and soulmate, Lee Ann Crawford; his beloved children, Casey, Marci and Carter Crawford; brother, Justin Crawford; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother Sherrie Crawford; his grandmother and grandfather.
Jim was born in Prescott, Arizona on May 7, 1969, to Art and Sherrie Crawford. He was raised in Prescott until moving to the Pretty Penny Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. He graduated from Horizon High School in 1987. He married the love of his life, Lee Ann Crawford, on Nov. 10, 1990. He was a general contractor for 12 years building beautiful custom homes in Arizona.
Jim was a devoted husband, father, son and friend. He loved Christ and attending church weekly. He loved team-roping, riding and the cowboy lifestyle. He enjoyed traveling with his family and loved going to Disneyland. He was spontaneous by nature, a storyteller and loved living life to the fullest. He lived his life with integrity, love and laughter. He will be deeply missed by his friends, family and all who knew him.
A memorial service with reception to follow is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Calvary Community Church, 12612 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, Arizona. Pastor John Kelly will officiate.
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